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MB4050: HONOURS ADVANCED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

  • This course covers four main areas of advanced research-led molecular biology:
    • Genome Organisation and Analysis
    • Proteins: Structure, Function and Engineering
    • Control of Gene Expression
    • The Dynamic Cell
  • The course also teaches you about the scientific methods and discoveries that lie behind the above topics and covers detailed examples from the current scientific literature

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Shin-Ichiro Hiraga
  • Professor Iain McEwan

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  • This course covers four main areas of advanced research-led molecular biology:
    • Genome Organisation and Analysis
    • Proteins: Structure, Function and Engineering
    • Control of Gene Expression
    • Advanced Molecular Techniques
  • The course also teaches you about the scientific methods and discoveries that lie behind the above topics and covers detailed examples from the current scientific literature

Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 13 - 16, 18 - 19
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 9 - 12, 10 - 19, 17
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 9, 13, 18 - 19

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

70% Written Examination in Second half-session

30% Research Perspective 1000 words Essay

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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